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This weekend, spring gradually murmurs, but is still sadly asleep. Fear not! Sunny weather is forecasted for Sunday, a small glimmer of hope through a long winter. Regardless of the weather, cast your eyes towards this weekend’s delicacies in Valencia.

Art!  The Fundación Bancaja continues its exhibition of impressionist painter Sorolla. With his original works on display, one can also see a photography exhibition of photographs taken around the time of his life, offering a contextual portal to the Spain he lived in for the viewer to transport themselves to and understand his art on a deeper level. Tickets are priced €12 and €3/5 respectively. https://www.fundacionbancaja.es/exposicion/sorolla-a-traves-de-la-luz/


– For photography lovers, a new exhibition has opened this week at the Agfoval headquarters, consisting of 25 photographs of varying themes. Free entry. – https://www.agfovalweb.es/exposiciones

Music! – Valencian psychedelic folk rock band ‘Shake’ will be playing at the ’16 Toneladas’ Rock Club on 20 January, returning from the ether after breaking up in 2009 after the release of their Second LP ‘Twilight Sleep’. €12 entry.-https://www.16toneladas.com/events/event/shake/

-For those with more of a mind for funk music cover band ‘Happy Chickens’ will be jazzing it up at ‘Black Note Club’ on 19 January and playing the likes of Herbie Hancock, Bill Withers, James Brown and Prince. €10 entry. – https://www.blacknoteclub.com/event-details/happy-chickens-1

– At the ‘Jimmy Glass Jazz’ bar, the progressive jazz performers the ‘Brut & Nature 6tet’ will be performing on 20 January. The melodic jazz group was formed in 2016 by the owner of Jimmy Glass and shouldn’t be missed. – https://www.jimmyglassjazz.net/programacion-3/

– A laid back Sunday may look like seeing the female flamenco group ‘Almas Flamencas’ at ‘La Fábrica de Hielo’ at 15:30h. Later on at 20:00h, Marked Cashdollar, an acoustic trio, perform various pop, rock, funk and soul classics. -https://www.lafabricadehielo.net/evento/musica-en-viu/diumenges/diumenges-turia-67/

– If you are on a budget but in dire need of a cultural fix, Head to ‘Palau de Les Arts Valencia’ this weekend, where you are welcome to watch the opera recitals taking place from 18:00h on Saturday completely free of charge. – https://www.lesarts.com/per-a-tots/les-arts-a-livam-27v23/#info

Film! – Those wanting to escape January’s overcast sky for the open plains of the Wild West, the cinema ‘La Filmoteca’ will be showcasing the 1962 Western and winner at the Cannes Film Festival, ‘Ride the High Country’ on Saturday and Sunday this weekend. -https://ivc.gva.es/es/audiovisuales/pelicula-2672/duelo-en-la-alta-sierra.

Rain or shine, we hope you have a great weekend.

Report by Sebastian Garraway

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